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Senior Business Analyst - Oracle Financials

Date: Aug 12, 2019

Location: Portland, OR, US, 97209

Company: XPO Logistics

Logistics done differently.

At XPO Logistics, we’re out to transform transportation logistics through technology, and our multimillion-dollar commitment to IT underscores its importance to our vision. As the Senior Business Analyst, you will offer expertise in problem-solving and analysis, process mapping and reengineering, to ensure that best practices are being utilized in process, technology and organizational design. We will equip you with the best tools in the industry to grow and develop to a level that will exceed your expectations and help you reach the goals you set for yourself and your career.


Pay, benefits and more.

We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability and the opportunity to participate in a company incentive plan.


What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Communicate and collaborate with stakeholders to elicit detailed business requirements using a variety of techniques, including interviews, document analysis, requirements workshops, business process workflows, value stream mapping, prototypes, storyboards and use-case scenarios
  • Develop work plans, deliverables, definitions of overall approaches and mobilization efforts for each initiative; determine project cost estimates, work efforts, staffing profiles and timelines
  • Evaluate business requirements, break down high-level information into functional requirements, validate that requirements are based on business needs rather than user preferences, reconcile conflicts and document the functional requirements
  • Collaborate with IT counterparts to define and implement solutions and troubleshoot production issues
  • Provide system administration and production support for financial systems
  • Assist with creating system test scripts and conducting preliminary testing of new/modified system components
  • Create process flows and training documentation; deliver end-user training for finance applications

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Computer Science (CS), Management Information Systems (MIS) or a related field
  • 4 years of experience in Accounting, CS, MIS or a related field
  • Experience with providing operational support for accounting and financial shared service departments
  • Experience with implementing or supporting one or more of the following Oracle applications in vR12: General Ledger, Receivables, Payables, Fixed Assets, Business Intelligence – Financial Analytics, Hyperion
  • Experience with Oracle system administration functions and Oracle BI/XML Publisher

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Availability to work a flexible schedule, including planned and unplanned overtime; occasional domestic and international travel
  • Effective interpersonal skills; ability to interact professionally with a diverse group, including executives, managers and subject matter experts
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail with the ability to understand verbal and written instructions
  • Dedication to achieving results; positive attitude
  • Strong analytical skills, including a thorough understanding of how to interpret customer business needs and translate them into application and operational requirements

Be part of something big.


XPO is a leading provider of cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team – energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make XPO a great place to work.


We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon